by Friedrich Rückert (1788 - 1866)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Gebt mir zu trinken!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT FRE ITA
Gebt mir zu trinken!
Was in den Sternen steht, kann man nicht ändern,
Doch man vergisst es bei der Gläser Blinken!

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Geef mij te drinken!", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Datemi da bere!", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Dr. Gerrit den Hartogh

Text added to the website: 2004-07-03 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:08
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Donnez‑moi à boire !
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Donnez-moi à boire !
Ce qui est écrit dans les étoiles, on ne peut pas le changer,
Pourtant on l'oublie quand le verre étincelle !

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Text added to the website: 2013-12-19 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:26
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